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Too many public facilities, including the 9/11 Museum, slam the door on armed officers with LEOSA carry rights.

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Men Who Walked Into MI Police Station Carrying Guns Face Felony Charges

Two men were expecting to be arraigned on misdemeanor charges for carrying guns and wearing body armor into the Dearborn, MI, police station, but were instead hit with felony charges.

Video: Masked Man Openly Carrying Rifle and Wearing Armor Arrested in Michigan Police Station

The incident was live-streamed on Facebook and later posted on YouTube. Before entering, the man filming says in the video they intended to file a complaint claiming they were "illegally pulled over" an hour prior.

Masked Man Openly Carrying Rifle and Wearing Armor Arrested in Michigan Police Station

The incident was live-streamed on Facebook and later posted on YouTube. Before entering, the man filming says in the video they intended to file a complaint claiming they were "illegally pulled over" an hour prior. More Here.

As States Expand Gun Rights, the Police Object

“We are a gun society and we recognize that, but we should be writing gun laws that make us safer,” said Leonard Papania, the police chief in Gulfport, who opposes part of a new state law that creates exceptions to the rules for concealed-carry permits. “Do you want every incident on your street to escalate to acts of gun violence?”

Courts Say LEOs Can Confront Open-carry Advocates

When police arrived, they took the man's gun, and briefly handcuffed him while they questioned him. The man, Johann Deffert, an "open carry" gun advocate, then sued police saying they had violated his constitutional rights. A federal judge disagreed.

Texas Chiefs: Open Carry "Handcuffs" Law Enforcement

Texas police chiefs are urging Gov. Greg Abbott to veto legislation repealing certain handgun restrictions in Texas if lawmakers do not remove a controversial provision the chiefs fear would allow criminals to carry firearms without repercussions.

Open Carry Activist Sues Ohio City Over Police Detention

In a lawsuit against the Ohio city of Riverside, its mayor, and two police officers, Roy Call claims he was illegally detained and briefly had his gun confiscated.

Armed Law Student Argues with Cop

A law school student recorded his argument with a police officer who stopped him for openly carrying a handgun. The student refused to provide his name and demanded to speak with the officer's supervisor, before being released.

Video: Philly Cops Question Open Carry Activist

An open-carry activist posted his encounter with two Philadelphia Police officers to YouTube, after they questioned him about his permit and told him he couldn't legally carry hollow-point ammunition.